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OK, I admit....

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Ok ,I admit I have not lost an ounce in over 4 months. Why?! Because I have not been consistent in the effort....or lazy is a word that comes to mind.

I start every week with a renewed effort but what I realize is I am giving myself every excuse in the book. I am stressed, I am tired,or I am depressed because of......blah blah....heard it all before. I need to get a grip because I have so much to be thankful for. I am just fed up with what I am doing!!! Time to be serious and not be afraid to attain my goal.
To kick my self in the butt, friday I signed up for the Bolder Boulder. Terri ,my friend, runs like the wind...she did Pike's peak, is training for a marathon and the Bolder Boulder is a walk in the park for her. Only a 10 K, but having said that my dear friend is going to walk/run at my speed. In my defense I couldn't walk 1 mile a year ago and walk at least 3-6 miles every monday and 3-6 on the weekends. So I have made progress there.

I must also admit that although I have been drinking the water I have not been following the diet. I don't care for the Spark diet so have been following Weight watchers and have decided to start attending meetings again. I need someone to keep me honest because OBVIOUSLY I am not doing that myself and weight watchers has more flexibility. So onward and upward. My child is watching...she learns from what I do and we have been cooking together, writing menus for the week , shopping and she goes to WW with me. It has actually been fun.
So happiness is a choice; and life is made when you participate in it...not watch from the sidelines or be afraid of reaching my goal .
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  • NMMAYES
    I am in the same boat you are in. I have got to quit making excuses as to why I don't exercise and eat right. I to start off with great intentions and then, get sidetracked. I have two girls who deserve a mom who is healthy. I need to do this for myself, I have got to think that I am worth doing it for. thanks for the blog and it helps to know that there are others struggling too.

    Nancy
    4247 days ago
  • ALTHORP
    Hey, I can totally relate. Thanks for posting, because it's helpful to hear that other people are struggling too!
    4247 days ago
  • OMELYN
    Ramona:
    Your blog inspired me. I have fallen into the same habits, and I don't have the excuses you do... I have a husband who's home and kids old enough to help. I'm guessing from the '62 that we are the same age born on 1962. I have to get the same attitude. I'm recovering from a hysterectomy right now, but I need to get back into exercising asap. I took time off... as I had a lot to do at work and home to get ready. But, it's too much time off for someone who doesn't like exercising.
    Thanks for the inspiring attitude and words.
    4247 days ago
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